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dpkg improvements for verifying

dpkg --verify-online !!!

Tip: dpkg improvements for verifying files

An option for dpkg to retrieve fresh md5sums directly from mirror servers,
could be necessary for systems that have suffered an alteration of
installed packages and alterations of their correspondent checksums
stored at dpkg info folder.

Also, it's time for the checksums to be SHA256, at least.

These improvements could help detecting and alerting of functional
modified packages.  (wan't some of them? help us found where are these

Changing from MD5SUM to SHA256 sounds as easy as neccessary.


Vira Design

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